Telepsychotherapy allows people unable to access resources in their community to consult with specialized professionals through real-time digital video technology.

Is it effective?

Scientific studies have shown that treating patients suffering from post-traumatic stress remotely can produce effective results similar to those obtained through psychotherapy in person.

Learn more about telepsychotherapy adapted to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Essential references

The three articles below were published by Axel Centre authors and have been cited in studies more than 250 times.

Assessment of the therapeutic alliance in face-to-face or videoconference treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, 2010

Authors: Vanessa Germain, André Marchand, Stéphane Bouchard, Stéphane Guay, Marc-Simon Drouin

Effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy administered by videoconference for post-traumatic stress disorder, 2009

Authors: Vanessa Germain, André Marchand, Stéphane Bouchard, Marc‐Simon Drouin, Stéphane Guay

Relative efficacy of cognitive-behavioural therapy administered by video-conference for post-traumatic stress disorder: A six-month follow-up, 2011.

Authors: André Marchand, Dominic Beaulieu-Prévost, Stéphane Guay, Stéphane Bouchard, Marc-Simon Drouin, Vanessa Germain

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